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12 Essential Lean concepts and tools

Lean manufacturing includes a set of principles that lean thinkers use to achieve improvements in productivity, quality, and lead-time by eliminating waste through kaizen. Kaizen is a Japanese word that essentially...

Contributor: Patange Vidyut Chandra
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Wed, 07/31/2013
Brian Hunt.

Lean production is currently being promoted as a Japanese approach to speed, simplifying and optimizing business processes in every conceivable area from manufacturing cars to treating patients. However, many of the ideas behind Lean...

Contributor: Brian Hunt.
Sun, 07/26/2009